The Health, Safety and Well being of Great West Equipment’s employees, contractors, customers, and the environment is not only a top priority for Great West Equipment, but also our Culture.
This commitment to safety is a core element for Great West Equipment that goes beyond just our day-to-day operations, its also a key focus of our products. Keeping your team and your site safe with our state-of-the-art safety features.
Great West Equipment believes that all injuries and incidents are preventable, The Great West Team is continuously striving for ZERO:
GWE aims to take a progressive and proactive approach to HSE management, designing our HSE management system and business operations in a way that ensures we continuously surpass HSE requirements. A few of the ways we do this includes:
Safety practices are continuously evolving, and Great West is committed to ensuring our HSE processes always align or exceed these ever-changing industry best practices. Ongoing education, research and collaboration allows Great West to ensure that our practices remain on par with other heavy equipment industry leaders.
Great West Equipment commitment to safety includes ensuring we are providing not only a physically safe work environment but also a psychologically safe one. An environment that promotes a positive and inclusive culture and overall wellbeing. We do this by providing our team with tools, resources, outreach programs and educational campaigns that foster and support a psychologically safe environment.
Great West is committed to continuous improvement in all aspects of our HSE program. We do this by working in collaboration with our entire team from executive management to boots on the ground employees to continuously identify areas within our programs that can be improved upon to better align with our safety Goals, striving for Zero.
Great West Equipment recognizes HSE as a fluid program that must continuously change to adapt to changes within the industry. To ensure that these changes are met with Great West Equipment’s high standards and commitment to safety management our HSE program includes ongoing employee training and awareness campaigns targeted to ensure newly identified risks or trends are properly mitigated and to ensure that our team always has the skills needed to work safely and ensure that complacency does not set in.
Great West Equipment HSE program includes employee recognition programs to highlight those individuals and teams who continuously prove to be safety stewards.
Great West Equipment utilizes regular internal and external audits as a part of our HSE program to help identify gaps within our program and processes, to help build our basis for continuous improvement and to ensure our ongoing compliance with regulatory bodies.
Great West Equipment is proud to utilizes a web-based platform for our HSE management system allowing our entire team to have access to Everything Safety, Anytime, from Anywhere.
Great West Equipment received its initial Certificate of Recognition (COR) from BCCSA in 2013 and has proudly maintained this certification ever since.